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Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
instead of 65. >> the problems we have in northern california. >> they are nonstop. >>> i am don ford, going deep inside the mines of california. where you ask? i'll have that story, coming up. meaning, it's no longer moving downhill. experts think this might be because of global warming. the lyell glacier has thinned out considerably over the last hundred years -- about 60 percent of its size. meanwhile... the maclure glacier... continues to move at a historical rate of about 1 inch per day, despite losing about 60% of its size. ground zero for california's gold rush, is ma >>> a glacier don'ts to move about one inch per day despite losing about 60% of its size. >>> ground zero for california's gold rush is making a 20th century comeback. not just because of the high price of cold. kpix's report r. don ford shows us -- reporter don ford shows us how new technology is bringing a mine back to life. >> the mother load is back in business. at least here modern day gold miners are hoping to extract hundreds of thousands of ounces of gold. the mines didn't run
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
to retrofit those homes by 2020. but as kpix 5's don ford shows us, repairs come with a costly price tag for the owners. >> reporter: thousands of them are scattered across san francisco buildings that experts say can collapse in the next big one. >> we have seen them in loma prieta, northridge. and we can identify those buildings that seem to be the most vulnerable on among the most vulnerable in the city. >> reporter: they are called soft story buildings because the first floor is usually open garages or open spaces that are unable to sportfishing proudly the load and many came down big time in the marina during loma prieta. -- unable to support the load and many came down during big time during the marina during loma prieta. it would apply to pre-178 wood frame structures three stories or five unions. thousands of cities could be affected. >> who is going to pay? >> i want to thank the banking industry for putting together a comprehensive menu of different financing options. >> reporter: but safety comes at a price. retrofitting costs can range fro
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